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The Kanye And Kim Kardashian Lesson In Personal Branding: Combining Audiences For Impact

This post was originally featured on FastCompany.com. The original blog, written by Nick Nanton and JW Dicks can be found here:The Kanye And Kim Kardashian Lesson In Personal Branding: Combining Audiences For Impact — Hip-hop star Kanye West may bea musical genius–but hes definitely not one of the most liked celebrities around. Hes infamous forinterrupting […]

Written by on March 27, 2013

Personal Branding: Be a Giver, Not a Taker

The legendary motivational speaker Zig Ziglar used to say that You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want. He was rightbut you wouldnt know that by the way much of our culture operates today, especially in business. Businesses and professionals often seem to approach […]

Written by on March 19, 2013

Branding 101: How Will the American Airlines – US Airways Merger Play Out?

The business world has been buzzing since the announcement of a major merger between US Airways and American Airlines earlier this month. As a frequent flyer, I can testify that this story got my attention too! Obviously, a merger of this scale is enormously complex. And one of the many factors that must be carefully […]

Written by on February 27, 2013

Your Customer Compass: Are You Headed in the Right Direction?

This post was originally featured on FastCompany.com. The original blog, written by Nick Nanton and JW Dicks can be found here:Taking Direction From Disney’s Customer-Care Philosophy — Last month, we held our first Celebrity Expert Marketing Academy. And, because ourDicks + Nanton Agencyis located in Orlando, we knew we didnt have to travel far to […]

Written by on February 11, 2013

Personal Branding: Why It’s Worth Your Time

We talk about personal branding strategies regularly in this space. But every once in a while, it’s a good idea to remind ourselves why we’re working so hard to build a strong brand. The payoff, if you will.  Below are some of the primary benefits of a powerful personal brand: Instant credibility.  If you’re an […]

Written by on January 28, 2013

Personal Branding: Why It’s Worth Your Time

We talk about personal branding strategies regularly in this space. But every once in a while, its a good idea to remind ourselves why were working so hard to build a strong brand. The payoff, if you will. Below are some of the primary benefits of a powerful personal brand: Instant credibility. If youre an […]

Written by on January 28, 2013

Lance Armstrong, Branding Catastrophes, And What Not To Do

This post was originally featured on FastCompany.com. The original blog, written by Nick Nanton and JW Dicks can be found here:Lance Armstrong, Branding Catastrophes, And What Not To Do —- For years, cyclist champion Lance Armstrong denied using performance-enhancing drugs to aid him in his record-setting string of Tour de France titles. He stonewalled critics, […]

Written by on January 22, 2013

Personal Branding: Do You Need to Shift Your Focus in 2013?

As weve discussed previously, one of the key elements to a powerful personal brand is focus. Effective brands, personal or corporate, are focused on a particular niche and a particular set of characteristics that separate the business from others in their market. McDonalds is very successful at what they donamely, selling affordable burgers and fries […]

Written by on January 11, 2013